Were these actors offbeat or off the mark?With Sriram Raghvan's gritty Badlapur -- set to release February 20 -- its lead actor Varun Dhawan seems to be stepping into the offbeat territory. Varun Dhawan, Badlapur Image: Varun Dhawan in Badlapur After starring in mainstream hits like Student Of The Year, Main Tera Hero and Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhnaiya, Varun Dhawan takes a detour from his chocolate boy image for his fourth film Badlapur.The 27-year-old actor had reportedly signed the film right after debuting in Student Of The Year. Priyanka Chopra, Aitraaz Image: Priyanka Chopra in Aitraaz She started her Bollywood innings by turning on the heat in Suneel Darshan's Andaaz. For her sixth film, she signed up for Abbas-Mustan’s Aitraaz, which was inspired from the Demi Moore-starrer Hollywood film Disclosure. She impressed audiences and critics with her villainous role and was a major contributing factor for the film’s bumper success. … [Read more...] about Varun, Shah Rukh, Aamir: When actors SURPRISED us!
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'I don’t get angry in real life and to get this anger out in front of the camera was tough.' Badlapur. Like many of the actors of his generation, Varun Dhawan is also experimenting with his acting roles very early in his career. After playing light-hearted loverboy roles, the actor takes on a gritty revenge drama, where he ages up to a 40-year-old. Badlapur will release on February 20. Varun talks about Badlapur. Patcy N/ Rediff.com listens in. You have lost a lot of weight. I lost a lot of weight because of ABCD 2 and because the producers of Badlapur are making me roam all over for the promotion of the film. Your role in Badlapur is a big change from your usual loverboy roles. It is necessary to be a loverboy to take revenge in the end. You fall in love and then you lose your love and take revenge. That's the reason the first few movies were important. There are so many revenge dramas, how is this one different? There is not a single film like Badlapur. I can bet on that. … [Read more...] about ‘I was bored laughing, so I did Badlapur’
Next The Dhoom franchise owes its success to many elements, and one of the key reasons is its gorgeous leading ladies.From Esha Deol in the first part to Aishwarya Rai and Bipasha Basu, to Katrina Kaif in the latest, the women are getting hotter and hotter.Which Dhoom girl is your favourite? Click through the slide show and vote!Katrina KaifKatrina plays Aaliya in Dhoom 3.She's looking stunning, and has worked really hard for the film -- she's learnt ballet, acrobatics and even taken paragliding training and singing lessons to ace the role.Katrina is the first Dhoom girl to do heavy duty action scenes in the film.Does she get your vote?Click Next to see more. Image: Katrina Kaif in Dhoom 3 Tags: Katrina Kaif , Bipasha Basu , Esha Deol , VOTE , Ash Next Prev Next Aishwarya plays Sunehri, a thief who befriends Hrithik Roshan's Mr A in order to deliver him to Abhishek Bachchan's cop Jai Dixit in Dhoom … [Read more...] about Katrina, Ash, Bipasha: Sexiest Dhoom girl? VOTE!
Hollywood stunt coordinator and National Award winning action choreographer Lee Whittaker is the latest to join the crew of Mahesh Narayanan’s political-thriller Malik, which has Fahadh Faasil in the lead. The Baahubali 2: The Conclusion and Captain Marvel stuntman joined the team on December 11 and have worked with both Fahadh and Vinay Forrt so far. Currently, the team is shooting for portions set in the 1980s. Fahadh will be seen playing the character of Sulaiman from the age of 20 to 57 and will be seen in four getups in the big budget film, which has Sanu John Varghese as its cinematographer. The movie also has Nimisha Sajayan, Joju George and Indrans in pivotal roles. … [Read more...] about Lee Whittaker joins Fahadh Faasil’s Malik
The makers of Fahadh Faasil’s upcoming political thriller Malik are pulling out all the stops to ensure that the movie would be one of his most memorable. The latest to join the crew of the Mahesh Narayanan directorial is Hollywood action choreographer Lee Whittaker, who had won the National Award for his work in Baahubali 2: The Conclusion. Lee, who has been part of films such as Captain Marvel and X-Men Apocalypse, joined the team on Wednesday. On what attracted him to make his Mollywood debut, the stunt director says, “Mahesh, cinematographer Sanu John Varghese and I had worked together in Kamal Haasan’s Vishwaroopam, which was my debut in Indian cinema. We all got along so well. I thought Malik has a really great story. They showed me a few clips of what they had shot and I dug the actor Fahadh, who I thought was fantastic.” Malik would probably be the first Indian film for Lee that is story-driven, after all he has earlier been part of movies such as Aamir … [Read more...] about Fahadh Faasil is capable of crossing over to Hollywood: Lee Whittaker